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Event: Huawei Launches Mate Xs 2 & Health/Fitness Wearables

Wednesday, May 18th, 2022

Huawei has launched online the new Mate Xs 2 folding phablet, as well as a slew of health and fitness wearables.

The new Huawei Mate Xs 2 folding phablet has a 7.8-inch True-Chroma foldable display and weighs only 255g.

The new Huawei Mate Xs 2 folding phablet has a 7.8-inch True-Chroma foldable display and weighs only 255g.

The following new products were launched by Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s Consumer Business Group.

  1. Huawei Mate Xs 2
  2. Huawei Watch GT3 Pro
  3. Huawei Watch Fit 2
  4. Huawei Band 7
  5. Huawei Watch D
  6. Huawei S-Tag

A sneak peek of the four health and fitness wearables in the list were showcased to select media earlier this month.

Which of the six gadgets launched today will be available in Singapore?

A slew of new devices from Huawei, from the Mate Xs 2 folding phablet to a range of health/fitness wearables.

A slew of new devices from Huawei, from the Mate Xs 2 folding phablet to a range of health/fitness wearables.

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Preview: Huawei Health and Fitness Smart Wearables

Saturday, May 7th, 2022

Huawei held a special sneak preview for select media on some of the health and fitness wearables that they plan to launch later this month.

The new Huawei Watch GT3 Pro in Titanium (Left) and Ceramic White

The new Huawei Watch GT3 Pro in Titanium (Left) and Ceramic White.

The wearables featured during the briefing included the following.

  1. Huawei Watch GT3 Pro
  2. Huawei Band 7
  3. Huawei Watch Fit 2
  4. Huawei Watch D
Huawei Watch Fit 2, Active Edition in Isle Blue Silicone Strap.

Huawei Watch Fit 2, Active Edition in Isle Blue Silicone Strap.

The new products covered a large spectrum of people ranging from those who just want some basic health data, to fitness enthusiasts who want in-depth data to hone their training; as well as the health conscious who want to measure detailed data about their health, such as blood pressure and heartbeat characteristics.

Later in the month, Huawei is expected to officially launch these devices together with additional products such as the Huawei Mate Xs 2 folding phablet and the Huawei S-Tag tagging accessory.

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New Arrival: MSI Business & Productivity Laptops with 12th Gen Intel Core

Thursday, March 24th, 2022

MSI has announced its latest Business and Productivity laptops in the Summit, Prestige and Modern Series with 12 Gen Intel Core Processors.

Latest Business & Productivity laptops from MSI shipping with 12th Gen Intel processors.

Latest Business & Productivity laptops from MSI shipping with 12th Gen Intel processors.

The Intel Evo platform certification was awarded to the Summit and Prestige series for their lightweight design, rapid response, and long-lasting battery life.

“MSI’s roots are in high-performance laptops, and our Business Series laptops are built to complete any workspace. Our core mission has never changed; it’s built to be the backbone that maximizes your productivity,” said Derek Chen, MSI Notebook Worldwide Sales & Marketing Director.

Discrete graphics, powered by NVIDIA, fuel the Summit and Prestige series to help people express their passion and help business professionals reach their goals.

The Summit Flip models also feature a seamless 360° 2-in-1 design utilising the touch screen capability to convert into a tablet mode.

And for the Modern series, popular French illustrator Lorraine Sorlet collaborated on four visual designs revitalizing the series with a more “modern” look.

The models that were unveiled are listed below.

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Promotion: Huawei Discounts on 3.27 Lazada 10th Anniversary

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022

In conjunction with Lazada’s 10th anniversary celebrations, Huawei is offering discounts to a range of its products at its official store on the online shopping platform on 27 March, 2022.

Check out the discounts for Huawei products on the 3.27 Lazada 10th Anniversary promotions.

Check out the discounts for Huawei products on the 3.27 Lazada 10th Anniversary promotions.

Fans can enjoy deals on fitness and WFH essentials such as the Huawei WATCH GT3 and MatePad 10.4, as well as get an extra S$12 voucher with a minimum of S$100 spent, with up to S$234 free gifts on selected products.

Below are some of the promotional discounts available.

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Huawei Smart Office Launch: Super Device Strategy & 7 PC Products

Sunday, February 27th, 2022

At the Huawei Spring 2022 Smart Office Launch, Huawei announced an enhanced Super Device concept for its Smart Office Scenario, as well as seven new PC products.

Huawei Smart Office: Seven new PC products and an enhanced Super Device concept.

Huawei Smart Office: Seven new PC products and an enhanced Super Device concept.

At the launch event, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group announced the launch of seven PC products for Smart Office, including: its latest flagship laptop, its first all-in-one PC, a new 2-in-1 laptop, its first E-Ink tablet, a new HarmonyOS tablet, the company’s first-ever printer, and a new portable speaker.

Huawei has announced a slew of seven new products during its Spring 2022 Smart Office Launch online.

Huawei has announced a slew of seven new products during its Spring 2022 Smart Office Launch online.

He also announced an enhanced Super Device capability to extend support of the feature to projectors.

The seven new PC products for Huawei’s Smart Office are below.

  • Huawei MateBook X Pro
    • Huawei’s latest flagship laptop
  • Huawei MateBook E
    • Huawei’s first OLED laptop
  • Huawei MateStation X
    • Huawei’s first all-in-one PC
  • Huawei MatePad Paper
    • Huawei’s first E-ink tablet
  • Huawei MatePad
    • HarmonyOS tablet
  • Huawei PixLab X1
    • Huawei’s first multi-functional laser printer
  • Huawei Sound Joy
    • Huawei’s first portable speaker

These launches work towards Huawei’s vision of “Boundless Creation and Seamless Communication” for its Smart Office.

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FastCo Launches FastGig App to Tap Singapore’s Gig Economy

Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

FastCo, the company behind FastJobs, one of Asia’s non-executive job portal for both jobseekers and employers, today announced the official launch of its new app FastGig.

The launch of FastGig rides on the recent growth of the gig economy.

The launch of FastGig rides on the recent growth of the gig economy.

FastGig boasts that it is Singapore’s first “workforce as a service” (WaaS) platform that helps to match qualified flexible workers with businesses looking for solutions to headcount constraints and labour shortage, especially during seasonal peaks.

It claims to be one of the first job apps for gig workers in the Southeast Asian region.

More details below from the press release.

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New Arrival: Samsung Galaxy S22 Series and Tab S8 Series

Wednesday, February 9th, 2022

Samsung Electronics has just unveiled the Galaxy S22 Series 5G flagship smartphones (up to S$1,998) and Galaxy Tab S8 Series tablets (up to S$2,188) during the livestream of their “Unpacked 2022: The Epic Standard” event online. Prices below.

The new Galaxy S22 Series and Galaxy Tab S8 Series were unveiled during Samsung’s Unpacked 2022 event.

The new Galaxy S22 Series and Galaxy Tab S8 Series were unveiled during Samsung’s Unpacked 2022 event.

The Galaxy S22 Series 5G comprises the following variants.

  1. Galaxy S22 5G
  2. Galaxy S22+ 5G
  3. Galaxy S22 Ultra 5G

The Galaxy S22 Ultra 5G has assimilated the Note series with a built-in S Pen.

Prices, colours and configurations for Samsung Galaxy S22 Series 5G.

Prices, colours and configurations for Samsung Galaxy S22 Series 5G.

The Galaxy Tab S8 Series consists of the following variants.

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Event: Huawei Flagship Product Launch with P50 Pocket

Thursday, December 23rd, 2021

Huawei launched a series of new products, headlined by its folding clamshell smartphone – the P50 Pocket – a direct competitor to Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 3.

Huawei joined forces with prominent haute couture designer, Iris Van Herpen, in a cross-industry collaboration to create the Huawei P50 Pocket Premium Edition.

Huawei joined forces with prominent haute couture designer, Iris Van Herpen, in a cross-industry collaboration to create the Huawei P50 Pocket Premium Edition.

The global launch event saw Huawei unveil a slew of new products in defiance to the two-year-old ban by the US which has deprived the Chinese company access to critical semiconductor chips and software.

The products launched include the following – all part of a smart and fully connected ecosystem based on Huawei’s HarmonyOS – the company’s substitute for Google’s Android OS.

  • P50 Pocket
  • Watch D
  • Huawei Eyewear
  • MateBook X Pro notebook
  • AITO M5 electric vehicle

More details below from the press release, on the Huawei P50 Pocket.

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Virtual Visit to Huawei Health Lab in Dongguan, China

Friday, November 26th, 2021

The new Huawei Health Lab in Songshan Lake in Dongguan, China is the third and largest so far and was officially unveiled on 22 October, 2021, during the first day of the Huawei Developer Conference. I was invited to visit (virtually) the facility as part of the showcase to select media from APAC.

The new Huawei Health Lab in Songshan Lake in Dongguan, China

The new Huawei Health Lab in Songshan Lake in Dongguan, China

In its efforts to lead the industry with continuous technological innovation, Huawei opened its first Health Lab in Shenzhen in 2016.

The 700 sqm facility focussed on research on testing and technology of sports and health products.

Huawei Health Labs help the company lead the industry with continuous technological innovation.

Huawei Health Labs help the company lead the industry with continuous technological innovation. * Click to enlarge.

The next Health Lab was built in Xi’an in 2020.

The bigger 1,100 sqm facility explored the innovation and application of sports and health technologies, to help more people to work out scientifically and live a healthy life.

The latest Health Lab in Songshan Lake, Dongguan, is by far the largest – at 4,380 sqm.

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Event Forecast: Huawei China Dongguan Health Lab Media Visit

Tuesday, November 16th, 2021

Huawei will be opening the “doors” of its Health Lab in Dongguan to media from APAC for a virtual tour on 25 November, 2021. The 4,680 sqm facility is Huawei’s largest Health Lab in China.

The latest HUAWEI Health Lab in Songshan Lake, Dongguan, China aims to become a world class health and fitness technology institute dedicated to product R&D, standards R&D, certification, exhibitions, and industry incubation activities.

The latest Huawei Health Lab in Songshan Lake, Dongguan, China aims to become a world class health and fitness technology institute dedicated to product R&D, standards R&D, certification, exhibitions, and industry incubation activities.

The new Health Lab in Songshan Lake, Dongguan, China represents the Huawei’s ¥200 million (SGD 42.5 million) R&D investment that supports more than 80 types of simulation tests.

These tests support and provide data for the R&D department that covers extensive research on human health and fitness, incubation and testing of Huawei’s smart wearable products.

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